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The Master of Professional Accounting from RMIT offered through Open Universities Australia is ideal for graduates from non-accounting backgrounds who wish to boost their skillset and career prospects with an accounting qualification. The course, which is accredited by CPA Australia and the Institute of Charted Accountants in Australia, will provide students with the practical and theoretical skills to become dynamic and analytical accountants.
By completing this program of study, students can expect to gain an in-depth understanding of topics like business law, corporate finance, taxation law, auditing and managerial economics. The course also has a strong industry-focus, providing students with industry relevant projects, exposure to realistic business dilemmas and giving them the opportunity to solve problems for real clients.
Upon completion of the degree, students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to tackle the emerging demands of the business and broader community. Students should also note that should they successfully complete eight specific units within the Master of Professional Accounting course, they will be eligible to apply for associate membership with CPA Australia, the Institute of Charted Accountants in Australia and the Institute of Public Accountants.
To be eligible to enter this program, applicants must:
In this Master of Professional Accounting course, the subjects you will study include:
From 2015 students entering into this program without a business qualification at AQF level 7 will be required to complete these additional subjects:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Professional Accounting from RMIT University.
This online course will provide you with the skills and expertise to enable you to become a capable accounting professional. In this postgraduate accounting course you will gain professional skills in financial accounting, auditing, business and corporate finance to meet the growing demands of businesses both local and international. You will be able to take your education and find employment in the Australian and global marketplace.
Curious about where a career in accounting could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP or scholarships.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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